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Davy Fitzgerald’s Ban Has Been Revealed

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 16/4/2017 Wexford vs Tipperary Wexford Manager Davy Fitzgerald and Aidan Nolan clash with Jason Forde of Tipperary

It has been confirmed that the GAA authorities have slapped an 8-week ban on Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald. His incursion onto the field in his side’s Allianz league semi-final loss to Tipperary wasn’t his first infraction. This, coupled with the on-field altercation with Tipperary players Niall O’Meara and Jason Forde, has earned the Sixmilebridge man the punishment. Meanwhile, the ban will …

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Daithí Regan Slams Davy Fitzgerald’s ‘Imbecilic, Childish Carry-On’

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 16/4/2017 Wexford vs Tipperary Wexford Manager Davy Fitzgerald and Aidan Nolan clash with Jason Forde of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

As the fallout from Davy Fitzgerald’s on-field outburst on Sunday continues to dominate headlines in the GAA world, the Wexford boss is still anxiously awaiting to hear what his punishment may be.  The idea that Fitzgerald put forward after the game when asked about the incident has been condemned as “rubbish.” He stated that his taking to the Nowlan Park field …

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Wexford Camogie Player Sends Beautiful Message To GAA Community

On Sunday, Wexford hurling fans dared to believe as they witnessed their senior hurling team overcome the mighty Cats for the first time since their 2004 Leinster final win.  On a day when Davy Fitzgerald’s charges sought a remarkable victory, the Wexford camogie team lost out to Dublin by five points in Wexford Park in their National League game. Amidst …

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National Hurling League: Team Of The Season So Far

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A, Croke Park, Dublin 4/3/2017 Dublin vs Waterford Waterford’s Pauric Mahony Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

All games in the league portion of this year’s competition are now complete following the weekend’s action. Five intense rounds of hurling have thrown together some great quarter-final pairings. We will see three clashes of neighbours next weekend: Wexford face Kilkenny while Cork are rewarded with a meeting against Limerick. Offaly, though, face the unenviable task of playing Tipperary. Finally, …

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The National Hurling League Quarter-Final Draw

Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 17/4/2016 Kilkenny vs Clare Kilkenny manager Brian Cody and Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

After the weekend’s hurling action, we now know the draw for the quarter-finals of the National Hurling League. With uncertainty about the structure of next year’s competition still unresolved, this year’s quarter-finals are still between the top four from Division 1A and the top Four from Division 1B. With so many permutations going into this weekend’s games there was nothing …

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Jack Guiney Return A Huge Boost As Wexford Juggernaut Powers On

Bord Gais Energy Leinster GAA Hurling Under 21 Championship Final 9/7/2014 Wexford Jack Guiney Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Undoubtedly, the National League provided another great weekend of hurling and football games around the country this weekend.  In Wexford Park, the Model County continued their successful run of form after they dominantly overcame Kerry. Although it was not a shock result, there was one huge talking point from the game. Rathnure club man, Jack Guiney was brought on from …

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Hurling League: Kilkenny And Wexford Contrasting Fortunes Leave Interesting Times Ahead

Allianz Hurling League Division 1B, Pearse Stadium, Galway 19/2/2017 Galway vs Wexford Wexford's Lee Chin celebrates with Conor McDonald at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Spring isn’t the most exhilarating of seasons so is it any surprise that hurling fans can often work themselves up into a frenzy when anything remotely interesting happens during this time of year. February was quite extraordinary in that we’ve taken in the scenes we usually associate with Championship during the League. We’ve had to consciously remind ourselves that the big …

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Opinion: Wexford Have Two All-Ireland Finals In The Coming Weeks

Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Round 1, Gorey, Wexford 8/1/2017 Wexford vs UCD Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

For the past number of years, Wexford hurling has been in a stagnant state. During competitive matches, their players often showed glimpses of greatness, before being knocked straight back into reality. Their 2014 All-Ireland campaign embodied this. The Model County overcame reigning All-Ireland champions, Clare in their first round qualifier, which were two thrilling encounters in front of large crowds …

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Davy Fitzgerald Slates Ex-Teammates In RTE Interview

Cloughbawn vs Oulart-The Ballagh Wexford senior team manager Davy Fitzgerald

Current Wexford hurling manager and ex-Clare supremo Davy Fitzgerald has launched a broadside at some of his former inter-county team-mates in a typically fortright interview with RTE Sport. While discussing his tenure as manager with the county, Fitzgerald was at pains to state he did not blame the players for his removal from the Clare management position: “The players are …

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